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as counselor to democratic president bill clinton. you left the clinton administration before his showdown with republicans in congress that led to the last government shutdown in 1995-1996 when the public largely blamed then speaker newt gingrich and the republicans for that fiasco. let's assume republicans don't want a repeat of that this time around. the just the threat of the shutdown enough to weigh on the calculations made by both sides? >> it may well be that the combination of the sequester and the continuing resolution, the shutdown, will force people back to the table. i think there's a good possibility of that. i agree with ron brownstein that' we're very unlikely to have a shutdown. but i would caution this, ali. we've had 17 shutdowns since 1976. they're usually quite brief. they're blips on the screen. the one we had that you're recalling, '95-96, was a much more serious shutdown. it was a showdown between president clinton and newt gingrich and the president won. but what was very important about that was it cleared the air. the shutdown and the collapse on the republican si
or not doma, which was signed into law by president clinton, should be the law of the land, that's a different question. in terms of whether or not the federal government is on the side of enforcing doma or not, i think the supreme court is really going to be looking at the california supreme court case to the california supreme court -- did they decide rightly or wrongly? is it narrowly defined for the state of california? should it be applied nationally? i think those are the questions, not a popularity contest on which lawyer represents which side. >> all right. amy holmes, maria cardona. thank you for talking with us. robust conversation to say the least. >> good to have you, victor. >> you know what -- you know what randi's putting up with every time. >> exactly. >>> listen to this -- >> you can hear clear? how does it make you feel? >> good. >> that's a 7-year-old boy wearing an ear device that hunters use for sport. find out why his parents had to resort to buying it just so their son can hear. it's a cnn saturday morning exclusive. w what you're thinkin. transit fares! as in the 37 bil
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